The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 110 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.87% 0.91% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
362 330 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.00% 13.36% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 195 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £28.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 14 £300 -7.69%
Glasgow - - - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Web Services
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) JProfiler
7 8 (47.06%) VisualVM
8 7 (41.18%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
9 5 (29.41%) JUnit
9 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 5 (29.41%) Spring
9 5 (29.41%) Ruby
9 5 (29.41%) Open Source
10 4 (23.53%) RESTful
10 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
10 4 (23.53%) Android
10 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 4 (23.53%) CMS
10 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
10 4 (23.53%) Perl
10 4 (23.53%) PHP
10 4 (23.53%) Apache
10 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
10 4 (23.53%) CRM
10 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JProfiler
1 8 (47.06%) VisualVM
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) HttpUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Concordion
5 1 (5.88%) Calabash
5 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) JSF
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) JMS
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Clojure
6 1 (5.88%) ClojureScript
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) CA